Jonathan disowns comment on El-Rufai

Jonathan, PDP

Former President Goodluck has dissociated himself from a report saying the ex-President claimed he contributed to Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, campaign fund. The ex-President, in a statement issued by his media aide, Ikechukwu Eze, described the report as fake news fabricated by some mischievous elements. He also advised media houses to avoid offering theirRead More

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NLC wants El-rufai’s aide prosecute for thuggery

NLC Kaduna

The Nigeria Labour Congress ( NLC ) is demanding the arrest and prosecution of the Special Assistant to the Kaduna state Governor on Public Affairs, Mouktar Maigamo for allegedly mobilising thugs to attack workers during the mass rally organised by the Congress in Kaduna to protest the sack of teachers by the government. Not less thanRead More

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No going back on workers’ sack – El-Rufai

El-Rufai

The Kaduna State Governor, Nasir el-Rufai, insisted on Friday that there is no going back on the sack of teachers and other workers in the state. The governor said the state government has already made provisions for their severance package. He spoke with State House correspondents after seven Northern governors met with President Muhammadu BuhariRead More

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El-Rufai pardons 10 prisoners

El-Rufai

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has granted clemency to 10 prisoners in the state and approved their immediate release. The governor also granted pardon to Capt. Idris Mohammed, a retired soldier, who completed his prison term in 1985. El-Rufa’i in a statement said the gesture was to extend compassion to deserving prisoners during New Year.Read More

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Why we sacked 22,000 teachers, by El-Rufai

El Rufai declares ASUU strike unlawful

Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai has said the government sacked over 22,000 teachers because they were unqualified for the job. According to him, sacking of incompetent teachers predated his administration, as previous governments sacked teachers with fake qualifications. He noted that the Education Sector Support Programme in Nigeria (ESSPIN) report he received on assumption ofRead More

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